BRT Trip Blog for Monday: 05/17/2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/17/2021
    • Loading Location: Alsip, Illinois
    • TYPE: Live Load
    • On Site Time:  35 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/18/2021
    • Unloading Location: Lockbourne, Ohio
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: 45 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius No refrigeration required.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 43,375 Lbs. / 19,675 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Variety of Rubs and Spices.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 19/30
    • Loaded: 361/581
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Rain, Temperature 66 Degrees F, 19 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 52 Degrees F, 11 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kg per Liter on this trip:  8.4 MPG/3.57 KPL
  • Additional Notes: Steve delivered this live un-load at 2am local time.
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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: May 09, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/09/2021
    • Loading Location: Fort Morgan, Colorado
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/13/2021
    • Unloading Location: Hazleton, Pennsylvania
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: One Hour
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius 30 Degrees F, -1 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 42,955 Lbs. / 19,484 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Meat by-products
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 82/132
    • Loaded: 1593/2564
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 57 Degrees F, 14 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 65 Degrees F, 18 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kg per Liter on this trip: 7.9 MPG/3.3 KML.
  • Additional Notes: Steve returned to the Northeast for the first time in several months this trip and had several meet-up’s with road crew members along the way. He also handed out a record seven medallions!! Thanks to all you for coming out to meet Big Rig Steve!
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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: May 14, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/14/2021
    • Loading Location: Lititz, Pennsylvania
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/15/2021
    • Unloading Location: Mooresville, Indiana
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius  No refrigeration required. -Degrees F, -Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 38,897 Lbs. / 17,643 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Listerine Mouthwash.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 40/64
    • Loaded: 599/964
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 70 Degrees F, 21 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 52 Degrees F, 11 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Kg per Liter on this trip: 8.3 MPG/3.5 KML.
  • Additional Notes: After this trip, Steve will proceed to Gary for truck maintenance and a 34 hour restart.
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: May 08, 2021

  • Pickup Date: 05/08/2021
    • Loading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time:  30 Minutes
  • Delivery Date: 05/08/2021
    • Unloading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: Two Hours
  • Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius -10 F Degrees F, -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms 41,472 lbs. / 18,811 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: KFC French Fries
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers
    • Empty: 0/0 Local mileage.
    • Loaded: 4/6.4
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 57 Degrees F, 14 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Partly Cloudy, Temperature 57 Degrees F, 14 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon on this trip: Not calculated since trip was a local haul.
  • Additional Notes: Steve had to deliver this freight at 1AM local time.
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